Dr. Kurt F. Francis, MD

Dr. Kurt F. Francis, MD

Pulmonology | Male | 64 years old

You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of services and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team.Read more

Pulmonary Medicine at St. Mark's
1160 E 3900 S Ste 2000
Salt Lake City, UT 84124 Get Directions
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You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of services and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team.Read more

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Dr. Francis' Care Philosophy

You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of services and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team.

Dr. Francis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonology
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine Oklahoma City Ok

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City
  • Residency Hospital
    Oklahoma State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine Tulsa Ok
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Oklahoma State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine Tulsa Ok

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Sleep Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis